Health Care Analysis 13 (3):163-176 (2005)

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Daniel Hill
University of Liverpool
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I argue that the separation of the conjoined Attard twins of Manchester was not morally justified as it involved intentionally internally affecting the body of the weaker twin without permission and without any advantage to her.
Keywords Attard  bodily invasion  conjoined twins  double effect  Manchester  moral  separation  wrong
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DOI 10.1007/s10728-005-6442-z
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